‘Becoming more confident in being themselves’: The value of cultural and creative engagement for young people in foster care – Dawn Mannay, Phil Smith, Catt Turney, Stephen Jennings and Peter Davies

Dawn Mannay, Phil Smith, Catherine Turney, Stephen Jennings, Peter Henry Davies

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Original languageEnglish
JournalQualitative Social Work
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2021

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors would like to acknowledge the Wales Millennium Centre, for awarding the funding for this research project. We would like to mention Sarah Roberts, Marc Jaffrey and Elan Isaac for their guidance and support. The Fostering Network staff involved in supporting this research were Elizabeth Bryan, Programme Manager and Clare Sage, Programme Officer. We also worked with Maria Boffey, Head of Operations, Charlotte Wooders, Programme Officer, and Colin Turner, Director of The Fostering Network in Wales.The authors extend thanks to individuals and organisations from the creative industries that were involved and to Martine Palmer from Action for Children who supported the project activities. Administrative support and project guidance was provided by CASCADE: Children's Social Care Research and Development Centre. Asma Khan provided transcription services. Finally, the authors would like to thank the young people, foster carers and facilitators who took part in the research activities, without which this study would not have been possible.

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